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Oct 17, 2012 8:00pm PDT
romney told the story backyards. she told the "huffington post" that hiving top-level women was an initiative of women's organizations to make it be something that he had to follow through on. he didn't go out looking for these binders. romney also bled a bit when he dualed with the president over their personal investments. >> romney: mr. president, have you looked at your pension? mr. president, have you looked at your pension. >> obama: i don't look at my pension. it's not big as yours, it doesn't take me long. >> eliot: and romney struggled over the strike that killed four americans in ben gas did i. >> obama: the day after the attack i stood in the rose garden and told the american people of the world that we were going to find out exactly what happened. that this was an act of day after the attack that it was an act of terror? it was not a spontaneous demonstration, is that what you're saying? >> obama: please proceed governor. >> romney: i want to make sure that we have that for the record because it took the president 14 days before he called the event in bengahzi an act of
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
political guests this morning ready to talk about the road to election today, arianna huffington will be our guest host. huffington "post" obviously has a left bent, but it was declaring romney won the debate. ken duberstein will join us, as well. >> i was reading some of your tweets last night, john, and i liked your tweet. i tell you what i took away from the entire debate because i want to let you say it, but i saw what's possible in a life spent without any alcohol. i saw what i could have possibly been -- i saw how i could have possibly been able to talk if i had all the brain cells that i started with. and that was what i came away with. that i just wish in a maybe i had considered that path maybe of being, you negotiation life of sobriety. anyway, what did you think, john? >> well, romney considered that path and he took that path, joe, and he tried to press his case last night. the challenge for him was to come out with the kind of aggression that could score for him while still being respectful for the president. and i think he met that challenge. he was on offense most of th
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
conservative audiences. so two weeks ago, david corn and ryan grim at "the huffington post" posted video of romney talking to wealthy donors in florida. deriding the 47% of the country that he said did not pay federal income taxes and who were dependent on the government and victims and who he would never be able to reach because he would not be able to purr suede them to take responsibility for their lives. >> i'll never convince 47% of the country to take personal responsibility and care for their lives. those comments he describes his disdain for half the country, those comments have had a measurable impact on the campaign. in the new poll just released in the last couple hours, people say those remarks from mr. romney made them feel more negative than positive toward mr. romney by a 22-point margin. those results match other polling that shows those comments alienated undecided voters. regardless of what you think of the substance of that it statement from mr. romney, it did turn the whole republican pundit class against him, called every candidate in a contested race to distance themse
Oct 3, 2012 1:00am PDT
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
walking out when we did and not standing up for their rights. >> josh eidelson, the huffington post reported yesterday that wal-mart's vp of communications said those participating in the strike, although he did not call it a strike, are not " representative of our entire associate base. we do surveys and our source of been improving over the past couple of years, which runs counter to what a few workers who show up at events that the unions put them up to would say ." he went on to say "with an open- door policy. if you have any kind of issue, he should bring it to our manager. if it is not resolved your satisfaction, you can go to the next level of management." he then accused it workers union of engaging in these kinds of "publicity stunts" before. can you comment on that? >> those are similar reactions i have gone from walmart spokespersons. it is true those who've gone on strike or a small fraction, about one in 10,000. but they have taken a very dramatic action and have done it based on assertions, based on frustrations that clearly are shared by a larger group of workers. the
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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Oct 28, 2012 11:00am EDT
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Oct 23, 2012 12:00pm EDT
issues is david wood, senior military correspondent with "the huffington post." david, before i go to you, i just want to bring in our panel first on a few things before i get your expert opinion on all things military. and i want to ask governor rendell who i know must be champing at the bit to give his impressions about last night's performance be and specifically how this nets out in terms of the election? does this help the president measurably? >> well probably not. i was tweeting with a friend of mine during the debate who works for the foreign policy institute and she said the president's mopping the floor with him. romney seems naive. i tweeted back do you think to the average joe and she tweeted back probably not. i think governor romney did enough to convince the average american that he was conversant with foreign policy and by a aligning himself with the president he absolutely reassured americans that there's not going to be hawkish guy in the white house, that they're going to have to worry about having another ground war in asia. i thought president obama won the debate
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
the "huffington post" released what they consider their own bombshell tape, showing paul ryan at what his campaign says was on open forum, this was just last year, 2011. ryan's remarks are now being compared to romney's 47% comment. >> the good news is survey after survey, poll after poll, still shows that we are a center-right 70/30 country. 70% of americans want the american dream. they believe the american idea. only 30% want the welfare state. >> and republicans are seizing on what vice president joe biden said at a campaign event in north carolina. that set off another war of words. >> how they can justify raiding taxes on the middle class that has been buried the last four years. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been "buried." we agree. >> let's bring in the news nation political panel, associate editor and columnist for the "washington post" and msnbc analyst eugene robinson, abby stoddard, columnist for the hill, michael spir mitt romney is con nish, talk show host and chip saltzman, strategist. i would like to start of
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
ton. >> when we got into the details i rather use comedy and humor. that is why arianna huffington played into all my stuff. she is perfect. she is whining. arnold you always do this, and you're table. you're making so much money. melissa: that is pretty good impression. who knew, sort of like double accent there with him trying to do the arianna huffington. >> i happen to know her. i known her for 20 years. i knew her when she was conservative by the way. she was to the right of newt gingrich. she really was. melissa: what happened. >> that is a good question. her head spun one way and turn ad-lib ral. how many times will it spin. maybe she needs a cold shower to figure out which direction she had should be looking in. >> the schwarzenegger schnitzel he called himself. the schwarzenegger schnitzel. melissa: take a look at this. this is rare $5 bill given to vice president charles fairbanks in 1905. it is expected to sell at talk shum for $300,000. what do you think about that? it is a $5 bill worth 300,000. look how cool. i didn't even know that the $5 bill looked like that at one
Oct 21, 2012 8:00am PDT
magazine on-line? arianna huffington tried it and had to give away of the huffington post magazine for free. >> i don't think so. i'm not opposed to charging for content. i will happily sell you my two books in one kindle single. there is so much content from the daily beast itself i don't think there is a market for this on-line. tina said something that made sense to me about the business model here. she said they are transferring subscriptions to the tablet. what they have in the owner of this is a big liability in future subscription obligations so i finally get it, they are going to transfer them to the tablet. i'm not saying what about the future of "newsweek" in any form. >> right. magazines in their heyday and you edited one and i have worked for one, they present a vision and tone, a collection of writers and the web seems to be about searching for topics or stories that people are interested in, making people the editors of their own magazines. can a magazine work on-line, or is it an attempt to transfer and old-fashioned concept to a digital frontier where it may not fit? >>
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
decide the same thing about this, about the coop tent of the next video, "the huffington post" first linked this video to it earlier. paul ryan speaking at a 2011 dinner hosted by "the american spectator." some of the left members say this is like mitt romney's video on the 47%. >> the good news is survey after survey, poll after poll, still shows that we are a center-right 70-30 country. 70% of americans want the american dream. they believe the american idea. only 30% want the welfare state. what that tells us is that at least half those people currently in that category are there not of their wish or their will. >> now liberal websites are focusing on the ryan speech. conservatives are focusing on the obama speech. the "huffington post" ryan reaction was, only 30% want the well stare state just as it is every day on the campaign trail, was one of upward mobility and opportunity for all americans. whether this amounts to anything, joining me is political analyst rowlan martin and eric, let me start with you on this obama tape. to you, what's the significance of it? >> i think the s
Oct 19, 2012 10:00pm PDT
following this story for the "huffington post," dave, thank you for being on the show. these are real people. you hear about the jobs, and you hear about the numbers. when you hear about a small story about a big story it always hits home. >> michael, this is a compelling story, and it really is the center of this election. the company makes auto sensors for the automobile industry, and this is a key component for the automobile chain. they're hawking this key component up right now and sending it to china. they made the workers at this plant train their chinese replacements and they took down the american flag while those workers were here. bain capital controls this company. i encourage anybody watching this to go to that's where the workers have a website to support all this. they're trying to block the trucks that come out the bain trucks shipping this equipment to china. there was a sit-in where six people were arrested. there was a sit-in asking for severance for these people. these people are asking military mitt, will you please come here and show us that you mea
Oct 23, 2012 8:00pm PDT
huffington opposed showed that the president showed that the huffington-post showing that the blue state's solid for him are leading his way. that is seven more than he needs to win. five states were considered toss ups. and now, this has changed. he has lost 24 electoral votes based on state polls ohio, moving into the cost of a category in pennsylvania is only leaning towards president obama. this was taken before the last debate. stay with kron 4 as we continue to follow decision 2012. this election is november 6th. we will had extended live coverage for the evening. and also stay updated on kron 4 .com and over facebook and our twitter update car. it is snowfall and a lot to the east bay. the sierras is looking like winter. charles clifford gives us an idea of what conditions are like. >> the winter has returned take a look. this is interstate 80 near the donner pass. and overnight from monday, tuesday there were tire chain restrictions. however, by tuesday afternoon of the road had been cleared. they're not cold enough to freeze the snowfall so it has been smooth sailing in bo
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm PDT
to us via skype is sacks, the supreme court correspondent for the "huffington post." welcome back inside "the war room." >> thank for having me, jennifer. >> jennifer: you have get. you actually got to be inside the court during the arguments today on this affirmative action case. describe the mood inside the courtroom. >> i think everyone there new the affirmative action action in texas was on the chopping block. justice o'connor scrolls in and sits down directly at me and i could swear i saw her stair up at the other justice. >> jennifer: obviously it has been nearly a decade since we heard from the supreme court when she actually made the decision. so you figure that as a result of accepting this case and the questions that were there today, you have a good prediction my guess about where the court is going to rule? >> i think you can account on aleah, roberts scalia and thomas to go whole hog. but in theory kennedy approved affirmative action as a last resort, and he has never seen affirmative action policy in action that he has approved up. >> jennifer: about the supreme cour
Oct 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
huffington post, that the so-called romney surge is a myth when you look at the battle ground states and the national polls, which showed them very close. hardly a point where you can say that momentum has carried romney ahead of barack obama. titanic, yes, but momentum to the point where he would -- >> romney was dead in the water until the first debate. >> of course. >> he has had a surge. i tend to think the surge is over. but that surges what made him a contender. >> what was it about that debate that just change the tide? is thea's arrogance single biggest problem. it showed him sleepy, and different, why am i here. at the last debate, that he won, he was a bit too much of a put down artist. with women voters especially, that is a problem. >> horses and bayonets, that thing? >> it wasn't just that obama did poorly but it is that romney did well and became, as mark said, moderate mitt. that is where people in the republican party traditionally move after the primary, and he had not, he had been savaged by obama in an avalanche of bad, and he redeem himself in the debate. >
Oct 21, 2012 8:00am PDT
thing i caught on the huffington post yesterday, actually, and it was a about a gentleman named timothy couric coming out with a book called "the cross in the clos -- the cross in the closet." the story of a gay young man pretending to be what he liked. he had a close friend who said she was a lesbian. when she came out, her family turned on her and she was crying in his arms. he kept thinking i need to convert her and change her and realized how wrong that was. he does this and said after he came out nearly 95% with his -- his friends stopped talking to him and went through his mother's journal one day, she said i would ratherva found out from the doctor show had terminal -- he had terminal cancer than a gay son. she eventually came around. the question is, why in 2012s it fear-based, we don't know people in our lives or what -- i don't get it. >> i wish i had the key to unlock that. i think most americans, the numbers like 70 something percent know someone who is lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. what i don't think we have done, though, we have come out. >> uh-huh. >> tha
Oct 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
"the hulk biden" twitter account. ryan didn't get off any easier. huffington post noting his constant hydrating. thousands commenting on the round-up of ryan sips. sip after sip after sip. and while each candidate accused the other of flip-flopping, one viewer actually did. the candidates hair. beltway pundits now drowned out be a greek chorus of comedians on their couch. who know just because you call someone your friend. >> and i love my friend here. my friend. my friend. >> reporter: doesn't mean they are. >> i don't understand what my friend's talking about here. >> reporter: it turns out biden said my friend more than a dozen times. that, plus the worlds mularkey and bunch of stuff have spawned one viewer to create something called a jocabulary list. 4 million tweets about the debate last night. >> and, as you well know, we get to do it all over again, coming up on tuesday night. that's the next presidential debate, 9:00 p.m. eastern/6:00 pacific. george stephanopoulos and i and the whole team will be right here. and we are so glad to have you here, sharyn. we thank you
Oct 7, 2012 1:00am PDT
writers. people right now for the huffington posts are getting something like $15. the market has really degraded from even their, and it is very difficult to make money doing that. i have friends who are doing it, who are writing 10 stories a day just to get by. at the same time, the proliferation does make it very difficult for one small site to exist, right? our strategy in the old days was to align ourselves with a big media company -- cbs. we align ourselves with yahoo! in some way and with ail -- aol in another way. you need the types of connections with more established or at least larger players in order to survive. the other reason is that the proliferation of sites has caused a change in the way people get their news. no longer do they just go to what we call destination sites, which was essentially a newspaper online. they are getting their news on facebook and google and bing and search engines. to be out there in that news sphere, you have to have different ways of attacking a and having connections and distribution arrangements. >> i would like to add that proliferat
Oct 23, 2012 10:30pm EDT
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Oct 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
sites like huffington post and the daily beast. but locally based, in-depth journalism - how do you make that pay? stephen shepard, he's the founding dean of the graduate school of journalism at the city university of new york. for 21 years he was editor-in-chief of business week. he began in the age of pure print and retired in 2005, during the digital encroachment. he's got a terrific memoir just out, "deadlines and disruption: my turbulent path from print to digital." stephen, i assume there is still an appetite for good journalism, but it's just that the current business model doesn't seem to fit it. > > that's exactly right. i'll give you just one statistic: in the last five or six years, newspapers have lost half of their advertising revenue. that's a whopping $25 billion, which is what accounts for the layoffs and the thinning out of newspapers and the closing of bureaus and so forth. and they're not charging online for content. so the business model has kind of collapsed, and we need a new business model. > > is the wrong question then to ask, "how do we sustain newspapers o
Oct 7, 2012 12:30am PDT
expanding its staff across the country. aol bought the huffington opposed. in the middle east, we saw how citizen journalists are reporting on the uprisings, and in papers like the "san francisco chronicle" are finding ways to collaborate with groups like spj's journalist of the year in northern california. his last three of this year's winners were new or nonprofit media, a ratio that would have been unthinkable just a decade ago when newspapers and large tv stations dominated the news media. to be sure, most of the hard work is still ahead of us. few new start-ups turn a profit. many community newsrooms' still rely on volunteer labor, and broader economic issues. we want to encourage the members of our audience here at the public library to drive this discussion. this is your chance to ask these experts what is happening to the news that you depend on to make your day to day decisions. our conversation tonight will include five elements -- we will talk about the quality of reporting available to the public and move on to what is being done to create sustainable newsroom jobs. we wil
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm CDT
with a patient and reportedly persuaded her to have an abortion. the huffington post says tennessee republican scott desjarlais told the woman during a phone call in 2000 quote: "you told me you'd have an abortion." it appears the phone call took place before he finalized his divorce from his wife in 2001. a spokesperson for the congressman didn't deny the report, but wrote it off as old news. desjarlais is up for reelection in november. later calls for a criminal probe grow as more deaths and illness are reported in connection to that meningitis outbreak. but first scary warning from the nation's defense secretary about cyber attacks against the u-s. and the perfect appetizer that can be prepared in advance of a dinner party.. lobster deviled [ "i'm only human" plays ] humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes, we trip ourselves up but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance we can "untrip" you as you go through your life with personalized policies and discounts when you need them most. just call... and speak with a licensed representative about saving on your policy whe
Oct 1, 2012 12:00am PDT
magazine's john, trish and kelly and the huffington post's d howard. with just over a month to go for mitt romney, given the polls, the debates may be it. it could change the narrative that has dogged him or cemented. romney has the same urgent must-do list that he at the republican convention. only now could be his last chance. today we're going to look at romney's career, back at his career, at some missteps in past debates and also at some gems from barack obama. first up, first on romney's must-do list, get likable. and avoid this kind of reaction when governor rick perry charged that romney had hired illegal lawn workers. >> i'm speaking. i'm speaking. i'm speaking. i'm speaking. you get 30 seconds. this is the way the rules work here. is that i get 60 seconds. and you get -- >> but the american people want the truth. they want -- >> i understand -- >> you say that you knew you had illegals. >> would you please wait? are you just going to keep talking? are you going to let me finish with what i have to say? >> i don't know what it means for the referee for help, but there he was
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
speeches. decide the same thing about this. the content of this next video the huffington post first linked this video to it earlier today, paul ryan speaking at a 2011 dinner hosted by the american spectator, con serbtive magazine and this sounds a lot like mitt romney's comment on the 47%. >> the good news, still shows survey after survey, shows 70% of americans believe in the american dream, only 30% want the welfare state. half of the people currently in the category are there not of their wish or their will. >> liberal websites are focusing on the ryan speech, and the huffington post says they learned of a clip because a reader. ryan's campaign says only 30% want the welfare state, just as it is every day on the campaign trail, and the size trail, and so let's talk about this, whether these videos amount to anything. and political analyst roland martin, and red and professor boise watkins of syracuse university. eric, on the obama tape, to you, what is the significance of it? >> the circumstances of it is the media. it was the media that portrayed barack obama as a pos
Oct 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
huffington post" romney would have opposed the bill. on wednesday, gillespie corrected that statement saying romney has never held a position on the bill. hmm. today a romney aide told cbs news romney would have opposed the bill. short time later a romney aide told "the huffington post" that romney has never held a position on the bill. ed addressed this issue on the record yesterday. el gillespie, that explains our position. confused? you're not the only one. >> i don't know why this is so complicated. governor romney still won't say whether or not he supported a law to protect that right. no matter how many times he's asked. this is not -- this is not that hard. >> let's turn to nancy cohen "playboy" magazine corrector and author of "delirium." nancy, good to have you on "the ed show" tonight. appreciate your time. >> my sound's going out. >> you bet. why can't the romney campaign, somebody give a straight answer when it comes to equal pay? >> hey, ed. great to be here with you. they can't give a straight answer because they don't have a straight answer. now, romney, i think, really
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
howard fineman, editorial director of the "huffington post," and the honorable michael nutter, mayor of philadelphia and presidential surrogate in this tough campaign. gentlemen, thank you for joining us. always go to the elected official first. mr. mayor, what needs to be done right now to right this ship, to get obama back on a winning course? >> well, the president is on a winning course and as you laid out earlier, chris, with all the things that mitt romney either lied about or denied about -- what we call that in philadelphia is just lying, denying, and alibiing. and if that's what you're going to spend your time doing and focus on style, then you'll have a pretty decent night. president obama is focused on substance. let me give you three quick numbers here, chris, which i think ultimately is what this election is all about. 31 straight months of job growth here in the united states of america. 5.1 million jobs created in the private sector. and unemployment at 7.8%, the lowest it's been since the president took the oath of office in january of 2009. things are moving in the r
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
editor for "new york" magazine john heilemann, "the huffington post" washington bureau chief ryan grim, author of "the daily show" liz winsted and "rolling stone" executive editor eric baits. welcome to bizarre world. ramping you for the first debate each candidate is showering praise on the opposition in the hopes of lowering the bar for themselves. paul ryan gushed over president obama's skills on the debate stage. >> president obama is a very -- he's a very gifted speaker. the man's been on the national stage for many years. he's an experienced debater. >> shockingly, senior white house adviser david plouffe had the same feelings about governor mitt romney. >> we'd expect it all along that governor romney will have a good night. he's prepared more than any candidate in history and shown himself to be a good debater through the years. >> even the candidates were tamping down expectations yesterday. >> i don't think anyone would suggest the debates aren't important. i can't tell you how important it will be. i don't know what will happen at the debates. >> governor romney is a good de
Oct 17, 2012 11:00am EDT
what columnist and single mother wendy fon tan wrote in the "huffington post." i'm sick of the cliche single parents especially mothers are lazy welfare cases and that their children are growing up to be delinquent. ask president obama. what do you say to women who felt demeaned and dehumanized after the governor's remarks? >> well, i think any woman who's out there raising a child should be praised for doing the hard work that that entails. i think it's -- you're doing two jobs. you're taking care of them financially and raising them on your own. that's a daunting task. i think what the governor is talking about and what we all agree on is the ideal situation, having a two-parent family that is the most ideal way to raise a family. that doesn't mean in any way we demean anyone whose circumstances prevent that from occurring for whatever reason. we should be praising single parents. i don't think the governor in any way did anything but try to talk about what the ideal situation is to raise a family. >> sean, quickly on this one if you could. libya. the argument that romney is trying
Oct 17, 2012 8:00pm PDT
quite add up. as "the huffington post" reports, the bipartisan women's coalition mass gap approached both romney and his democratic challenger before the 2002 gubernatorial election and pressured him to sign a pledge to appoint more women if they get elected. the group's former chairwoman says romney had little personal involvement with the group. instead, romney tasked his female nominee for lieutenant governor, carey healey, to work with the organization. mass gap presented the binders and highlighted qualified applicants to healey after romney was elected. president obama called out romney's remark earlier today. >> i've got to tell you, we don't have to collect a bunch of binders to find qualified, talented, driven young women, ready to learn and teach in these fields, right now. >> as for equal pay for equal work, romney's campaign is still struggling to come up with a response. following the debate, romney's senior adviser, ed gillespie, told "the huffington post," the governor would not repeal the lily ledbetter act. he was opposed to it at the time. he would not repeal it. we
Oct 15, 2012 9:00am PDT
have a feature in "the huffington post" newsletter which i hope all of our viewers receive in their inboxes, "the daily delaney downer," which inevitably has this horribly heartbreaking piece of sort of economic trivial or an anecdote. actually, you know, we too often discuss this stuff in terms of numbers and not actual stories. and what continues to happen across the country -- i mean, this is why they can't just, you know, tout the 7.8% unemployment numbers and be excited about that. and it is a very nuanced case. stew rothenberg was on the show last friday anding the these unemployment numbers have had absolutely no bearing on the metrics of the poll numbers because it's much more about a mood and whether people feel optimistic or pessimistic. >> first of all, "the daily delaney downer," was our human suffering correspondent. he's been doing this for a couple years now and he finds people of struggling in the economy. a lot of them have run out of insurance, a lot of them are long-term employed. if you've been out of work for two years, it's twice as hard to find a job as people
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in "the huffington post," words of one sill belabel. this is it for mitt. >> it rhymes. >> he has to change the conversation, and do what you said, which is express clear, big, convincing, humane and understandable thoughts about he, how he can be the better person to take the economy forward and take the country forward. he said he wanted this to be about the economy. the romney -- the obama people have jammed the radar, romney's rar for six months, ago? now romney has 60 million people out there. he has to look at the camera and say, this is in simple, clear terms is how i'm going to help you and how we're going to fix the economy. >> same question to you. the economy looks better than romney does. that's the problem he faces. >> one of his biggest challenges tonight is to stand on that stage and convince people watching, something north of 60 million people will tune in, that he understands the lives and problems of average americans, ordinary americans, the people struggling to put food on the table. >> that would be a fraud, though, doesn't he? we've been watching this guy for w
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
howard fineman, the "huffington post" media group. said he is the buffalo bob of our show. >> now i'm don meredith because don meredith always used to say on monday night football, when the game was nearly over, woe start singing. ♪ the party's over but not there yet. >> bring you back to sing at some point, heward. before we do that, we have another task and i thought howard would be the perfect guy to lead this off. basically, we want to look ahead to this debate tonight and all for a moment, assume the role of moderator, jim lehrer, pbs, a moderating this thing tonight. let just go around right now, we will start with you, howard. you got jim lehrer's seat, the two questions in front of you -- two candidates right in front of you. what is the one question that you think would you most like to see jim lehrer ask one of these candidates tonight? >> i would focus on mitt romney because this really is it for mitt. i would go right at the central concern. i would say i would ask, governor, bain capital, which you helped to run, had many successes but it also had many failures. the ber
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